COVID-19: Death toll reaches 100 as two more patients die at CD hospital | KNO

COVID-19: Death toll reaches 100 as two more patients die at CD hospital | KNO

Kashmir News Observer (KNO)

Srinagar, June 30 (KNO): The death toll due to Novel Coronavirus has mounted to 100 in Jammu and Kashmir as two more patients died due to the virus on Tuesday, officials said. With fresh two deaths, four patients have died due to COVID today. Officials told news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO) that two more patients including one each from Srinagar and Shopian died at CD hospital on Tuesday. The two patients who died at CD hospital include 55-year-old lady from Bhagat Barazulla and 23-year-old youth from Shopian. Dr Saleem Tak, Medical Superintendent CD hospital told KNO that a 23-year-old youth from Shopian who was shifted from SMHS on 29th June after he was tested positive for COVID-19, died at hospital on Tuesday afternoon. He said the patient was admitted with severe head injury and died today. He said the other patient from Srinagar was undergoing treatment from sometime at hospital after she was tested positive. However, he said she was recently detected negative and reports of her fresh samples are awaited Earlier, two patients including 52-year-old man from Baramulla and 85-year-old woman from Kathua died in the morning. Dr Shifa Deva, Medical Superintendent at JVC Bemina had told KNO that a 52-year-old man who was tested positive for COVID-19, was admitted at JVC on June 27 with bilateral Pneumonia and other ailments. He was kept in ICU where he died on Tuesday due to Cardiac arrest, she said. Kathua district of Jammu also recorded first death due to COVID today after woman who was undergoing treatment since long, died in the morning. With four more deaths in a day, the death toll due to COVID-19 has reached to 100 in J&K including 88 from Kashmir and 12 from Jammu division—(KNO)